General t.p. in v. 1 only; each volume and each play has special t.p
Numerous errors in pagination
Large paper edition
This is the first edition of Shakespeare illustrated by pictures other than portraits, also the first in octavo form. The plays have separate title-pages
1. Dedication. Life. The tempest. The two gentlemen of Verona. The merry wives of Windsor. Measure for measure. Comedy of errors. Much ado about nothing. Love's labour's lost -- 2. A midsummer-night's dream. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. Taming of the shrew. All's well that ends well. Twelfth night, or, What you will. The winter's tale -- 3. King John. King Richard II. Henry IV, Part I, II. King Henry V. King Henry VI, Part I, II -- 4. King Henry VI, Part III. Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. Coriolanus. Titus Andronicus -- 5. Romeo and Juliet. Timon of Athens. Julius Cæsar. Macbeth. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. King Lear. Othello -- 6. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Pericles Prince of Tyre. London Prodigal. Thomas Lord Cromwell. Sir John Oldcastle. The Puritan. A Yorkshire tragedy. Locrine
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